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FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
already hit with a two million dollar reduction in federal fire grants in 2010. the united states fire administration which helps local firefighters is also poised for a budget cut. >> they are limited dollars. locally they struggle with budgets at the federal level. >> reporter: oakland officials say their department is dealing with tough economic times and they say they will have to start looking for other sources of revenue if grants continue to dry up. >> now to the election coverage. romney has taken a slight lead over the president. according to polls, in the five- days after last week's debate 49% of likely voters say they support romney, 47% say they back obama. however, among all registered voters, the president still holds a three point lead over romney. >> the folks behind seasame street asking the obama campaign to stop running a new ad that features big bird. >> big bird, big bird. it's me. big bird. >> big, yellow. . >> reporter: the ad mocks his promise to end the payments to pbs painting big bird as the shady criminal mastermind between scandals. the workshop said it's
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> forecasters say a super storm is headed for the east coast of the united states. already 100 mile-an-hour winds tore through the bahamas. >> we may feel effects through the united states. we're watching that ominous hurricane. expermits predict this super storm will hit the mid atlantic states. >> reporter: the storm is predicted to mix with other weather systems to create heavy rain, strong winds and fierce flooding. it may hit tuesday morning. sandy is expected to be worse than last year's hurricane irene which caused over a billion dollars damage. >> i live right by the water. we flood really bad. >> i think the storm is coming. there's not going to be much left. >> we flooded but it didn't get in my house. so i'm going to wait and see. >> reporter: evacuations ordered for cape may and the jersey barrier islands. the nation's capital is in the path. residents plan to start sandbagging this weekend. hundreds of thousands could be without power. extensive damage in jamaica. winds are 80 miles an hour moving north. should hook left monday. models predict a conjunction of weather s
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
storm has already taken a lot of lives in the caribbean. now it's moving on to land in the united states in our most densely populated areas. stay indoors. we're not trying to scare anyone, but are being honest. this is dangerous storm. in chrisfield. some of you go to the millers clam bake in the summer. on your way down there to the right as you're walking into the parking lot there is a housing community called summers cove. with the tidal surge that came up over the last couple of hours it raised the water that there's three feet of water spread on the ground floor of summers cove. so various as sets from the volunteer fire department to the dnr, police and their wart assets are removing people from there. i don't know if you've been in chris field when it's rained. that lower end tends to take on a lot of water. not unlike the downtown of ocean city. so we have a lot of people responding there and people are being evacuated from those homes to a shelter because their ground floors are filled up with a lot of water. questions? [ inaudible ] >> the height of the storm any speci
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, this year we expect 230,000 women in the united states to be diagnosed with breast cancer and about 40,000 will die from it. >> and it affects so many people. it's a disease that really hits home and we try to bring more attention to it during the month of october. what should you do if you see something suspicious prior to or in between your mammogram. >> if something is identified on a breast exam, usually we recommend an imaging to help characterize it and help to guide further treatment. if something is identified on a mammogram or potentially an ultrasound, usually the patient at that point will undergo a biopsy. depending on what the findings are they will be referred to a surgeon. >> we can all imagine how overwhelming this would be. tell mow about the multidisciplinary approach at the cancer center. >> the multidisciplinary approach means there's a team of physicians and other healthcare providers who are working together -- surgeons, radiation doctors, nurses, to provide coordinated care to a breast cancer patient. at the university we have a whole team of physicians who wo
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that this victim has served our country and tried it make the united states better. >> reporter: police doesn't know if gladden knew his killer or was a mistaken case of -- case of mistaken identity. >> trying to find witnesses, going door to door. we also conducted surveillance in the area. this is a tragic incident. this person is a member of the milt military. we are asking for the community's's -- community's help. they're working with the criminal investigation service in the hopes of developing leads. it's also offering a cash reward. just call metro crp crop at 1-866-7-lockup. >>> the teenager charged with killing jessica ridgeway con phesed. austin sigg made his first court appearance. jessica's family was in the courtroom and it was an emotional day. >> reporter: austin sigg appeared in front of a colorado judge, accused of murdering jessica ridgeway. cameras were not allowed in the courtroom where jessica's family took up one row. her heartbroken grandmother could not hold back. >> light him on fire. send himell in a blaze of glory. >> reporter: some of sigg's family m
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
u.s. oil production could mean that the united states could soon surpass saudi arabia as the world's largest oil producer. set to increase to 11 million- barrel as day. the surge is attributed to factors including new drilling any trods that allow energy companies to unlock oils trapped beneath between rocks. industry experts say the u.s. could top the saudis within a few years. >> >> lance armstrong, seven tour de france titles no longer part of his twitter profile. he removed the reference to the race yesterday after he was stripped off the titles by the international union. armstrong's twitter biyo' says "raising my five kids, fighting cancer, swim, bike, golf when i can." he has been a prolific user of twitter and has nearly five million people on his page. >> >> can be -- . -- . >>> new at 5:00, as san jose approaches another unfortunate mark in its homicide rate. robert is there with the latest killing there -- >> reporter: the san jose police department is investigating their 3th homicide of the year. a pace that matched last year when the city had 40, the highest total since
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
there's going to be a ripple effect. as you travel about the united states be prepared for some flight delays as sandy moves off, it's going to start to move through tomorrow afternoon. the highs about what they were yesterday. a little bit cooler, we had a lot of fog. we knew that was coming because the day before we had a dense advisory in place. tomorrow morning could be some more fog. right now i have reports of real thick dense fog out along daily city, skyline boulevard out by the great highway very dense fog. i think tomorrow morning it's back. these are the current temperatures now. everything is changing around. we're getting into wednesday, big parade, huge parade we just talked about that. we've also got halloween. it's a huge night. hundreds of thousands of kids out on the street. at this point it looks like we're going to see showers in parts of the bay area for wednesday. wednesday evening not for the parade but for wednesday evening so that is deaf -- definitely a drag. and we knew it was going to rain wednesday night but they keep moveing the system in a little e
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
plans to expand cuts in its motorola mobility division outside the united states. that information was part of a google filing with the securities and exchange commission. google announced in august, it was reducing 4000 jobs at motorola, with about two-thirds of those cuts being made outside the united states. motorola mobility makes cell phones and set top cable boxes. google bought the company in may for $12.4 billion. >>> on wall street today, jobs numbers did little to move the numbers. the nasdaq was down 13 and the s&p lost less than a point. >>> unique lowe is now open in san francisco. >> 3, 2, 1! [ cheers & applause ] >> mayor ed lee on hand for the first day of business at the popular japanese clothing store's new union square location on powell street. unique lo has more than 100100 1100 stores worldwide, but the first here. >> this 30,000 square foot flagship for the west coast. >> they offer clothing in a rainbow of colors. this is called the magic mirror, which let's customers try on one jacket, then the magic mirror you see there electronically changes the color of the
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
man, mitt romney, they say will be the next president of the united states. it's the first head-to-head debate between president obama and his republican challenger mitt romney. many people agree there are major differences between the two, who will battle it out for about 90 minutes on domestic issues, which is exactly what some people we spoke with say they want to hear. >> they're professionals. they're good at it. the information they have on hand and who do they speak to. you're singing to the choir on one hand, then going for the independents on the other. >> there's some specific plans i want to hear that people have, exactly how they plan to implement their change. >> but it still doesn't matter because you made up your mind, though? >> that's right. >> reporter: here at the republican headquarters, volunteers are preparing for a weekend of campaigning. >> this is a crucial election. we are very invested in it. we're very involved. we're very hopeful that mitt romney is going to knock it out of the park. >> reporter: the chairman of the state republican party just showed up
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
with me. >> reporter: to continue to build bridges between the united states and the mideast. >> then chris' death will have had additional meaning. >> reporter: today they said they want everyone to remember their son, a great american that died trying to make america a better place. now chris steven's brother and two sisters have just speaking inside the rotunda here and will be back in a few moments to let you hear what he had to say. rita williams, ktvu news. >>> we are monitoring that memorial service and will hear from george schultz and we'll bring you his report in the next half hour. >>> we're following news from san francisco bay. that's where crews are scrambling to save an oracle vessel that capsized in the last hour. >> no time is a good time for a boat crash. let's look outside of golden gate. sailors know this area as a potato patch. i spoke to an oracle team member who told me that all 12 crew members appear to have gotten off safely. no one reported hurt. the 72-footer is seriously damaged. it's only been sailing about eight days it's 131-foot wing is shattered. now t
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
it was a sting. he had bought what he thought were explosives. he came to the united states on a student vis. >> >> when you go to school you don't assume somebody that you went to school with would do that. >> reporter: police raided hid home. >> he also checked with a source back to whether or not it would be all right or acceptable if -- women and children were killed. >> reporter: at first court records say he considered attacking the new york stock exchange but due to the heavy security decided to bomb the fed instead. prosecutors say he wasself radical and only thought he was part of al-qaeda. >> sort of -- they are really trying to fill some sort of grand act to make themselves look bigger. >> reporter: according to police this was the 15th alleged terror plot against new york since 9/11 1. experts say to expect more. abc news new york. >> three people are behind bars in connection with the murders of five people at a bar. police say that the bar was set on fire to hide a crime and the motive was robbery. an officer on patrol noticed the fire last night. inside forts found
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
sanctions on the organization. they can freeze their assets within the united states and make banking more difficult for members. ms-13 is a very violent gang created by immigrants. >>> we are just minutes away from the start of the a's game tonight to determine if they go on to the american league championship series. a live look outside right now. a lot of fans here and today the team tweeted if the a's win tonight they will remove the tarps from the third deck that means 11,000 more seats will be available for the next game. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is live in oakland with the economic impact an a's win could have outside the coliseum. >> reporter: we are at mcgoes to. if you look -- mcgees. if you look. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: a bonus for the employee whose get more days of business. for fans happy chance to splurge. >> been a giants efan -- fan. i thought i should get posy gear. >> impulse shopping myself. but really, really looked at the prices. >> reporter: across the street from at&t park, even though the giants weren't home, business boom. they dug deep.
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
caught wearing a bullet proof vest last friday. he traveled from japan to korea and then into the united states. >> he had to go through screening to get on the plane and why it didn't raise suspicion with screeners, we are trying to figure out. >> he is charged with one count of transporting hassereds materials. >>> -- hazardous materials. >>> owners are assessing damage after a fire. they expressed surprise when they showed up this morning to see what the fire had done. >> it hurts really bad. you know, i mean it is like 8 years of hard work. you know, it is -- all finished. >> crews were called to the shopping center after 1:00 a.m. it burned for hours before it was reported. >> we lost a lot of businesses but then again we saved a lot of businesses. >> one firefighter suffered a cut to his hand and treated at the hospital. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> an investigation is also underway into the cause of a morning fire that broke out about 12:15 at an industrial storage yard. hundreds of wooden pallets fueled the fire and lightning strikes were reported in the area
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
fight between united states and afghanistan soldiers this weekend is undermining hopes of helping tensions between the allies. it started at a checkpoint after a mortar wept off. a united states soldier and american civilian were killed. officials are calling for calm. . >> the city of oak creek wisconsin finding strength in the aftermath of last month's deadly shooting at a temple. at oak creek high school this weekend students and temple members turned out to plant a garden filled with flowers as a gesture of unity. the garden will represent strength and diversity. >> it's really the life that comes, the rebirth of something great after something tragic. >> reporter: the community held a dinner last flight to raise money for those who are recovering for the families who lost loved ones. six were killed in that shooting. three were injured. the gunman then killed himself. >> in election 2012 news, all eyes on denver as romney and the president get ready for their first debate on wednesday night. romney insiders say the debate is important for the republican nominee who has had a
FOX
Oct 28, 2012 4:30pm PDT
of you, thinking of you along the eastern seaboard of the united states. hurricane sandy. giants will be flying back into that. or at least into that vicinity after the game here today. romo fires. it's caught. at the 41 yard line. by dez bryant. 19 second left in the game. >> troy: they're going to keep it interesting. now they're in position to where they can get the ball into the end zone. even if they've get any more yardage here on the next players, they're in a shot where they can throw a hail mary. and have this thing come done to the last play. >> thom: don meredith, quarterback, last time they had three receivers with 100 or more yard in the game. and which they have today. witten, and bryant. 17 catches. we mention a cowboys single game record. for the guy who -- really, may be only two week from now. will become the franchise leader all time. four receptions. he came into the game just 21 catches behind. michael irvin. romo. going to throw it to the end zone. and it is -- a miracle touchdown for bryant! the riding hand. coming down. looks like it lands on the line. it
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
crews from across the united states. we will see them entering in to the service area as early as too many and sunday. in addition today, was our materials day, we really brought in extra materials, extra cable, poles, we started loading up our trucks and loading up our staging sites with the materials. >> what is the biggest challenge as you look forward towards the storm. >> just anticipating the storm's path. it is uncertain. we are preparing for several hundred thousand customers to be without service, but really is preparing and making sure we have all of our people in place, rested and ready to go as soon as it is safe to do so. >> what do you tell people? you are going to have communication with the customers and they see outages. what do you want them to know before the storm thatso they don't become a bigger problem. >> the most important thing is make sure your family has an emergency plan. make sure you have the emergency kit, some of the things you mentioned, flashlight, the water, blankets, make sure your family is prepared to be without power for days. if you experience
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
decade. president hugo chavez is being challenged by a former state governor. in the united states hundreds travels to vote, including this one here in new orleans. >> we drove 23 hours to be here. and we can tell the people in venezuela there is no reason to stay in the houses. it doesn't matter who you vote for but vote. >> president hugo chavez has been in power for 14 years and predicted he will win in a landslide. >>> libya's parliament voted out the prime minister. he was the nation's first elect lected prime minister. >>> in other news of the world tonight, on the boarder of turkey and syria, fire between the two countries. diplomats said there are concerns it could lead to a wider war. the exchange began 5 days ago. the turkish government once supported the president but now s now a -- but is now a supporter of the rebels. >>> collecting wreckage from where a drone was shot down yesterday. no word on the origin of the drone and it was taken down by jet fighters. no group claimed responsibility. hezbollah is expected. >>> in spain demonstrators took to the streets to protest punishin
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
months, the united states attorneys have handled cases against 800 defendants in investor fraud cases involving losses of more than $20 billion. >> reporter: and u.s. attorney melinda hague says many of the 100,000 victims are retirees, for the same reason crooks rob banks they are now targeting retirement accounts, they go where the money is. >> some of the best deals are the deals you don't make. >> reporter: that's why u.s. attorneys have organized a series of summits across the country bringing together investigators and victims like the petersons in an effort to educate unsuspecting consumers on one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. >> had we been able to go to something like this i don't think we ever would be in a position we are right now. >> reporter: financial fraud red flags, if someone guarantees your investment is safe, they promise returns of over 10% a year, or they tell you that investment is confidential, it's important to remember these con artists often develop close relationships for the sole purpose of defrauding someone. the petersons' best frie
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
ford explains. >> reporter: the united states marine corps made a big show of their military mobility today. in a dramatic landing at ocean beach, the marines arrived in this l-cat which stands for landing craft air cushion a 16,000 horsepower hovercraft and all 60 tons of it floats on air. this exercise isn't just for show. the marines are training with state and local emergency agencies preparing to assist with humanitarian and disaster relief when the next big earthquake hits. mayor ed lee says the marines are vital. >> the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things that we might absolutely need in a disaster we hope we never have. >> reporter: history proves roads and bridges will go down. and also proves we will need the help. modern portable emergency rooms, shock trauma units, complete with operating rooms, can be set up in hours, something the marines train for. >> this is what you would normally see in combat to take care of casualties such as we have in afghanistan. >> reporter: a local daycare came out to watch the landing. wh
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
united states as well as two cardinals. so what does this mean for the future of relationships between the catholic archdiocese in san francisco and others? we'll have that at 6:00. >>> thank you. today an embattled oakland police department stepped before the public and responded to a long list of complaints. from an uptick in crime to a growing public outcry over police shootings, the department has been battered with criticism in recent weeks. that includes the federal monitor's report that raised questions about the department's own internal investigations. >> it's not been easy. it's been challenging but there's no one here that's ducking from the responsibility. we all want the same thing. the judge wants the same thing. i want the same thing. i want our offices to practice constitutional policing. >> chief jordan added the department has not had enough time to review the entire report. >>> two homicides in four hours put san jose's murder rate at 36 for the year. the first shooting happened about 8:30 last night on south 2nd street in east san fernando street. then short
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